PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTIIEVJLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1947 Army Plans Base For A-Bombers Site in Maine Located On Shortest Air Route From U. S. to Europe BY WILLIAM I". McMENAMIX (United I'rcss Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON', May 2. (UP) — The Army's strategic Bombing Force wns strengthened today I'y plans for a Si4.OCO.C03 base for its atom-bomb carrying heavy bombers In Aroostook County, Me. The Army Air Forces made no official comment on the i>ur;:pst of the base, locutecl in the northernmost part of the United Slates just four miles west of the Can.i- ciinn Border. But the base site is located stra- invasion route between Europe and logically astride the shortest air the United Slates. Gen. Cart Siw.itz. Army Air For- ccs commander, has stated repeatedly the need for northern bomber bases for a "planned and rcadv air offensive" :u:iimsl any possible European ufi^ressor. The Aroostook County base will be the tiorthcrmr.ost b;use of the Strale?i- Air Command in ihe United stales. The B-23's that ntom-bomhed Japan and the still more nowcr- ful , B-3S Mipprbombei's will 1;': based there. AAP officers said. The B-29 has a ransc of G51JO miles and the B-3G a ran^c of J0.0"0 miles. Spaatz has said planes with a 13 DM mile ranee will be available in a few years. Strategic Location • He has pointed out that a plane with the range of p. Fj-29 could take off from a Far North ba.se. Ily across the polar rcjrion an;l attack any of the crest industrial centers of the \vorlci. The. AAF snid construction of the new base will begin ahont June 15 and is expected to be completed by the Fall of 19-18. It. will be located about 3fl miles Northeast of the base at Presque Isle. Me., startins point of thousands of trans-Atlantic flights diu 1 inc the war. . The location fits in with the AAf plan to locale its bases in isolated areas $o they will not draw retaliatory air blows to large population concentrations. i The plans call for a runway 303 by 10.CM feet, laxiways ICO fuel wide, parkins aprons 703 to 2.000 feet and a hangar 03 by 37o feet. There will also be a water supply system, sewage disposal plant uiui power facilities capable of serving 2.COO men. The base facilities will be enlarged later .the A'AF said. Plans call for operations biiiM- mu, control to',ver and barracks with dining hall facilities for a sc- Sees Red Plot May Day Speaker in Moscow \Asks for 'Democratic Peace' Maurice Puptessis, premier of Quebec, declares lie has documentary evidence of a Communist plot to seize province of Quebec in 19'18, lOOlh anniversary of Karl Murx's Communist Manifesto. Backing proposed letfishition to outlaw Communist Parly, lie told Quebec Legislature coded documents revealed plan to take over Montreal City Hall with 100 men, and police headquarters with 120 men. I.CN'DOM, May 2. (UP)-Marshal fc'emeon Budenny, aoicsslni; a massive Moscow May Day parade in the presence of Generalissimo Stalin, said yesterday that uussia is slriiBBUng for a stable democratic peace and elose international cooperation. "The fiovicl Union ROvernmenl Is conslenlty striiBKlins tor « stable democratic 'peace, for equality and friendship of nations," liudenny said. Generalissimo S:altn reviewed massed Soviet soldiers and workers In a May Day parade Unou B h lied Square m Moscow which set the pace for a Europe-wide celebration of labor's annual holiday. j Moscow was In festive dress and mood, the Moscow radio reported. I lied streamers and portraits of .Soviet leaders brightened tin; square and the line of march along Gorky si reel. Salutes like those marklni! wartime victories will be fired to- niyht hi major cities of the Soviet Union. A May Day order of the day by Gen. Nikolai A. IlulKiinin,, minister for ihc armed forces, told the Soviet people that their armed forces must guard the peaceful reconstruction by maintaining "fighting preparedness." He announced Hint .summer maneuvers will begin in a few tlays. Traitor Shows Strength Particularly significant demon- May Day Is a national holiday In many European countries. In the order of uic uay Uulgnrian said, "the foreign policy of the Soviet Union in its active and persistent struggle for a stable and democratic peace and for the Ktrcngtlicnlng of friendly cooperation among nation:; is encountering the approval and support of the progressive forces of the world. "Giu 1 armed forces have the duty lo safeguard the peaceful labor of the -Soviet people and Ihc state Interests of the Soviet Union. In order to fulfill this task sucecssful- stratlons of labor's strength were scheduled In France, where prime | ly. '»"' alined forces must con- jnlnlstcr Paul Hamadicr's coalition staiitly maintain fighting prepared- coverninent Is in severe difficulties i ness." over wage demands, and In Italy I German workers celebrated the day with speeches and parades British trade unionists will celc- liralc may day next Sunday. The National Council of Labor issued a manifesto reviewing labor's struggle. In a reference pos- Thc Communist-controlled Italian General Federation of Lnbor planned UK greatcsfdotnonslrallon since the war. Speeches an<| parades marked the day almost everywhere in Europe. aimed at the United S.Ucs the manifesto said. "Even In In- application for passenger planes dustrlally advanced countries where which could have prevented most trade unions organization Is strong, I recent crashes, repressive legislation to destroy 1 Hughe s demonstrated his iiivcn- thls freedom Is being planned." I Howard Hughes Reveals New Radar Invention LOS ANGELES, May 2. (UP) — Howard Hughes, millionaire aircraft manufacturer, disclosed yesterday ic had invented a successful radar lion to the nation's tcp aviation writers yesleror.y in an hour-long Might of a Trans-World Airlines Constellation. Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Btoe T. L. MABRY 423 MISSOURI BT. PH. S827 AAAA CERTIFIED BABY CHICKS J! A complete line of poultry feed. Battery led fryers- buy them on foot. POULTRY WANTKI): 1 hen or truck load. • Open til '.) Saturday evening, 8 to 10 a. in. Sundays Plenty of Parking Space LEWIS POULTRY Phone 949 119 Kasl Main St. Post Easier Bonnet Mob Seeking Negro Rapist /s Disperse^ PE'JjL CITY. Ala., May 2. (UD Highway patrolmen yesterday dispersed a lynch-bent mo'o of 400 men who had fired three shots into the co'.uuy Jail here where a Negro was being held for the nipc of a white woman. The Negro. Robert E. Hunt. 2V,j was transfer red to Jefferson I County jail at Birmingham ax; quickly as the an»ry Kroup scattered cVouuh to permit safe passage, olficers said. Bob Alverson. chiel sheriff's deputy at St. C.ulr County, said tbe Ner;ro confessed to raping a white woman Wednesday in nearby Ensonville conimimtyi The NoKro, lie reported .entered the victim's home after first dressing himself in one of her dresses hanxinr; on a clothesline in the yard. His head was wrapped in a jacket, Alvcrson said. •Hunt, made the woman submit to him by threatening her with a knife, he added. The crowd be^an eatherhi!; front of the Jail shortly after Hunt was arrested late Wednesday night. Alvcrson said the state patrol was summoned early this morning after they deism ycllir "let us have him," and thiny at the jail. One bullet shattered the window cutting the Negro on the arm am ICL: \vith glass. Two carloads of patrolmen escorted him to riirminjzlv.im whcv he will lie licit; until trial, officers said. SHWAKT'S cur it y detachment of i-'nO niru. The Army .said local laboV tun ronstruction inntcrialr. will be use 1 as far iis possible 1 . \ We Guarantee i RECAPPING with < Hawkinson Treads i i ! Let Your Next Tires Be 1 GENERALS Simplicity was the keynote in hat fashions during the recent visit of the British royal family .to'Lobalsi, South Africa. This native woman turned out wearing a water pail for her hat. are with Opening Monday, May 5 & Jim Service Co. 119 E. 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